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IBM Guardium Data Protection vs. Imperva SecureSphere Database Security
July 2022
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  • "Its cost is good. With the new metric of licensing, such as PDO not being available now, customers are expecting a good price for the solution."
  • "For IBM Guardium, licensing is very simple and straightforward. There are no issues I can speak of."
  • "Licensing fees are paid on a yearly basis."
  • "The price of the solution could be better."
  • "Guardium is most suitable for large scale enterprises because the pricing model is better if you are implementing a large number of databases."
  • "Reasonable cost but could be lower."
  • "IBM Guardium Data Protection charges you based on the number of users, e.g. based on the number of licenses, and it's either on a per-license or a per-data basis."
  • "The cost depends on the number of databases. You can purchase advanced licenses, but the standard license is calculated based on the number of databases you have to onboard."
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    Top Answer:IBM Security Guardium Data Protection is a solution for database security from IBM that gives complete visibility, control, and analysis to secure sensitive data and comply with regulations. IBM… more »
    Top Answer:Guardium lets you centrally manage aggregators and collectors.
    Top Answer:We pay for a yearly license, and the price is reasonable.
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    1st
    out of 21 in Database Security
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    8.2
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    187
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    Also Known As
    InfoSphere Guardium, Guardium, IBM Guardium
    SQL Secure
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    Overview

    The IBM Security Guardium portfolio empowers organizations to grow their business and prove compliance with smarter data protection capabilities. It provides complete visibility, actionable insights, real time controls and automated compliance workflows throughout the entire data protection journey, to support your most critical data protection needs.

    IBM Security Guardium delivers discovery & classification, vulnerability & risk assessments, real-time monitoring & alerting, encryption, advanced analytics and compliance reporting across structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data in on-prem (including mainframe), cloud, and across hybrid cloud environments.

    SQL Secure helps database administrators to manage SQL Server security in physical, virtual, and cloud environments - including managed cloud databases. Unlike its competition, it provides configurable data collection, customizable templates to satisfy audits for multiple regulatory guidelines, extensive security checks and audit rules, automated server registration process, and server group tagging.

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    Sample Customers
    Charles Schwab; Old National Bank; Sharp; Premera; HomeServer USA; Target Australia Pyt Ltd.; Skygen USA; South African National Blood Service
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm42%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Insurance Company11%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Insurance Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company38%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise55%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise70%

    IBM Guardium Data Protection is ranked 1st in Database Security with 18 reviews while IDERA SQL Secure is ranked 11th in Database Security. IBM Guardium Data Protection is rated 8.2, while IDERA SQL Secure is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Guardium Data Protection writes "Better integration options than competitors, with affordable licensing". On the other hand, IBM Guardium Data Protection is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security, Oracle Audit Vault, Oracle Advanced Security, jSonar and Informatica Persistent Data Masking, whereas IDERA SQL Secure is most compared with Imperva SecureSphere Database Security.

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